Author Archives: Jack Durham

Man shot in leg this morning in Arcata

  Mad River Union ARCATA – A young man was rushed to the hospital after reportedly being shot in the leg during a dispute at an apartment on Heather Lane in Arcata. The man’s injuries are non-life threatening. Several males were in a dispute when the shooting occurred shortly after 8 a.m. The incident resulted

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Mad River Union delivery debacle

Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – The Mad River Union is receiving calls from subscribers reporting that this week’s newspaper did not arrive in Trinidad and Blue Lake. It’s likely that the delivery failure is also affecting subscribers in Eureka, Orick and other communities in the mixed “Eureka 955” bag delivered weekly to the United States

Arcata Plaza fire memories

Alex Stillman Historical Sites Society of Arcata ARCATA –  I heard fire engines as I was leaving an Historical Sites Society of Arcata meeting at Kaaren Buffington’s home early in the evening of Nov. 12, 1979. I decided to walk to the Plaza to see what was happening.  The buildings on the corner of 9th

Supes warn of Prop. 6 road impacts

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – Humboldt County’s roads are in increasingly bad shape and county supervisors oppose a ballot measure that would subtract millions of dollars a year from the road improvement budget. At its Oct. 23 meeting, the Board of Supervisors approved a resolution opposing Proposition 6, which would repeal the 2017

Sundberg makes McKMAC appointments

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union McKINLEYVILLE – Fifth District Supervisor Ryan Sundberg has made two new appointments to the McKinleyville Municipal Advisory Committee (McKMAC) and re-appointed Barbara Georgianna for another term.  Also included in the McKMAC actions taken at the Oct. 23 Board of Supervisors meeting are approval of Sundberg’s letters of appreciation to Craig